November 2017
ADM Update

Congratulations Graduates! 

Congratulations to these officers who are the newest graduates of the or Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training program! 

CIT helps first responders to better understand people with mental illness who may be experiencing a crisis. Representatives of communities all across Summit County have participated in the week-long training.

Crisis Text Line Saves Lives 

Did you know?

* Over 1 million texters use Crisis Text Line each month

* The Crisis Text Line averages 10 active rescues per day

* 75% of the users of the service are under age 25

Crisis Text Line (CTL)  is a free service that anyone can use to connect with 
a Crisis Counselor by texting 
 "4hope" to 741 741.  Their goal is to make it as easy as possible to connect with help.

Learn more by watching this video about this national program that is saving lives.



 Family Support Resources

Addiction is a disease that affects the whole family. Friends and family members of those struggling with an addiction sometimes feel isolated and discouraged. 

Help us spread the word that support and education resources are available in our community. 

"People can and do recover. The recovery movement offers a valuable opportunity for people with substance use disorders and their loved ones to get the support they need to gradually return to a healthy and productive life away from the destructive impact of substance use."

Compulsive Hoarding Workshop for Clinicians

This training is designed to broaden the knowledge and skill base for Summit County clinicians treating persons with hoarding and related disorders and offers 3 CEUs for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and RNs.

The training will be presented by Gabrielle Faggella, MSSA, LISW-S, ACSW and will focus on the criteria that defines hoarding, understanding hoarding behaviors, assessing the disorder and implementing appropriate evidence-based interventions.  

To learn more or to register, please click here

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